Obesity and the Microbiome

Jamie Kane, M.D.

Expires: 07/27/2020
Credits: 1.00 credit

Summary:

The Learning Process: 

Participants are expected to watch the video, reflect on its content, and complete the CME self-assessment and CME evaluation. Only upon completing this process will a participant's continuing education certificate be generated. The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study activity is 1 hour. 

Objectives:

  • Summarize the origin and scope of the microbiome
  • Illustrate the complex interaction among the nervous system, digestive system, endocrine system, immune system and microbiota that initiates in the gut
  • Evaluate mechanisms by which our microbiome can affect obesity and where potential treatments might lie in the future

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